As the world’s largest association representing professional counselors in various practice settings, the American Counseling Association stands ready to serve more than 55,000 members with the resources they need to make a difference. From webinars, publications, and journals to Conference education sessions and legislative action alerts, ACA is where counseling professionals turn for powerful, credible content and support.
ACA: (800) 347-6647
FAX: (800) 473-2329
The Family Place empowers victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling and skills that create independence while building community engagement and advocating for social change to stop family violence.
For victims of family violence, The Family Place is the Dallas area’s leading organization delivering proven programs that address emotional and physical abuse and incest. The Family Place provides free, comprehensive services that prevent violence and fully support women, children and men on their path from fear to safety.
24-hour Crisis Hotline (214) 941-1991
Crisis can strike any time, day or night. When feelings of hopelessness, isolation, shame, and anxiety drive people to think that suicide is their only option, they can’t wait for help. They need to talk to someone…now. If you are in crisis or contemplating suicide, call us. Our trained, caring counselors are ready to listen.
24-hour Crisis Hotline (214) 828-1000.
Resource Center is the primary lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and HIV/AIDS service organizations in North Texas. The Center offers many LGBT services to the community and operates one of the largest LGBT Community Centers in the United States. The Community Center is home to a variety of community organizations and serves over 60,000 people each year through its programs and services.
Through its health and medical services, the Center is a leader in HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and services, always putting itself at the forefront in the battle against this epidemic. In addition, the Center provides a full spectrum of STD prevention education, screenings and treatments.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Since its inception, the Lifeline has engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve crisis services and advance suicide prevention.
Overcoming an eating disorder takes professional help, but it is also important to have a strong support team. Whether you have been personally affected by an eating disorder or care about someone who has, NEDA’s programs and services are designed to help you find the help and support you need.
NEDA’s Information and Referral Helpline is a great place to start if you are contemplating getting help or already know that it is what you need, as we are equipped with the necessary resources to help you find treatment, support groups and research studies that can be of assistance. We also have a variety of programs designed to provide personal support to individuals who are suffering and family members who are supporting a loved one with an eating disorder. From insurance issues to loss support to recovery maintenance, NEDA has programs and resources that can help.
Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Callers to the Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in over 170 languages. Visitors to this site can find information about domestic violence, safety planning, local resources and ways to support the organization.
24-hour Hotline 1-800-799-7233
Here For Youth is a comprehensive database of mental health providers, organizations, resources and information related to youth mental health in North Texas.
If you’ve got questions, Here For Youth has answers. Whether you’re searching for resources for yourself or for a friend, relative, student, co-worker, client or patient, you are taking an important step toward help, hope and peace of mind.
Phone (972) 744-9790
Genesis provides shelter, safety, counseling, and expert services to battered women and their children
24-Hour Hotline • Emergency Shelter • Transitional Housing • Counseling Center • Individual Counseling • Group Counseling • Day Care
Children’s Play Therapy • Teen Counseling • On-Site School • Case Management • Parenting Classes
Legal Services • Job Readiness Classes • Domestic Violence Education
24-Hour Hotline: (214) 946-4357
The Elisa Project in Dallas, TX is dedicated to the development of healthy children and adolescents by promoting the awareness and prevention of life threatening disordered eating through education, support and advocacy.
Phone: (866) 837-1999 or (214) 369-5222
Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center provides a comprehensive and compassionate response to individuals impacted by sexual violence through advocacy, education, and prevention.
DARCC provides survivors and their loved ones the resources they need to reclaim their lives. Staff and trained advocates are available to help those impacted by sexual violence navigate the journey of healing in a safe and confidential environment.
DARCC’s comprehensive program includes counseling, crisis intervention and advocacy for those whose lives have been affected by sexual violence. DARCC is also committed to social change through the implementation of prevention, education and outreach in the community.
24-Hour Crisis Hotline 972-641-7273
Counseling Services 972-641-7273
The Association for Play Therapy (APT) is a national professional society established in 1982 to foster contact among mental health professionals interested in exploring and, when developmentally appropriate, applying the therapeutic power of play to communicate with and treat clients, particularly children.
Phone: (559) 294-2128